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Matthews to run hockey school


AMHERST  Former Amherst Rambler and OHL great Jamie Matthews has taken over the reigns of the Fundy Hockey School. Matthews, who played with the Ramblers and the Sudbury Wolves and was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks, assumes the directorship from David Crocker, who had run the hockey school for several years.

AMHERST  Former Amherst Rambler and OHL great Jamie Matthews has taken over the reigns of the Fundy Hockey School.

Matthews, who played with the Ramblers and the Sudbury Wolves and was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks, assumes the directorship from David Crocker, who had run the hockey school for several years.

Returning to the hockey school this season will be Darren Nixon while other instructors include Tony Robichaud, Mike MacKenzie, Robin Black, Tim Ackles and Darrell Cole.

This years school, the 24th annual, begins September 15 and runs through Oct. 2 at the Amherst Stadium.

Therell be instruction in four groups including Group A (ages seven and eight), Group B (ages nine and 10), Group C (ages 11 to 13) and Group D (ages 14 to 16).

Each player will have 12 on-ice sessions including final games on Oct. 1 and Oct. 2.

The cost of this years school is $150.

For additional information, contact Matthews at 661-0201, registrar Roy Maltby at 667-9681, Vince Arbing at 667-8320 or Corrine Porter at 667-9434.

Net proceeds from the hockey school go to support the Cumberland County Minor Hockey Association.

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